Click here for more information about our “Grassroots Fund” and here for more about the Grants Panel who are responsible for allocating funds.

Northland Community Foundation continues a special relationship with Northland District Health Board. The DHB  invests in operational funding which supports the Foundation to assist the DHB with –

  • Charitable accounts management – so that donated funds can be distributed across the region
  • Charitable Giving – including Endowments and Bequests to the DHB. Northland Community Foundation manages these funds through their investment policy on behalf of the DHB. The capital from these investments is accrued  to save up for significant projects or to be kept in perpetuity to allow interest to be distributed according to the donors wishes.
  • One Off Gifts and Fundraising (Corporate Sponsorship and Grants)
  • Establishing a Health Fund –the mechanism for philanthropic giving by the community to the DHB
  • Special Campaigns (such as Countdown Kids, Talipes Awareness etc)

Our aim is to help the DHB provide for additional medical equipment, support and help to staff, patients and families – as an extra to government funding never as a replacement for government funding.

Who We’ve Helped

Each year we distribute approximately $90,000 to worthy causes and charities all around Northland. Read more about just a few of the wonderful organisations that have received our support.

Who Can Apply?

The Grassroots Fund focuses on organisations doing work in the Northland community to support children, young people and their whānau/families.